NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is using BioTrove’s genotyping technology to develop a SNP-based screening tool that will help detect rare blood types and make for better transfusion matches, the company said today.
 
The BloodCenter, which provides blood to over 50 hospitals in Wisconsin, is using BioTrove’s OpenArray SNP platform in research that will allow it to stratify blood donors based on genotypic characteristics, which will improve speed and accuracy of transfusion, the company said.
 

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